Monthly Archives: October 2009

Coffee Recipes for Entertaining

Affogato Mocha yield: Makes 4 servings Affogato is a typically Italian way to enjoy ice cream — it’s literally “drowned” in espresso or another liquid topping. 1 pint chocolate ice cream 8 tablespoons finely chopped bittersweet (not unsweetened) or semisweet chocolate 8 tablespoons hot freshly brewed espresso coffee 8 tablespoons
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The Legends of the Origin of Coffee

ESCAPE FROM ARABIA (Circa 1000 to 1600) Coffee as we know it kicked off in Arabia, where roasted beans were first brewed around A.D. 1000. By the 13th century Muslims were drinking coffee religiously. The “bean broth” drove dervishes into orbit, kept worshippers awake, and splashed over into secular life.
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